Press Release No.: 2020-0024 - Modified Judicial Branch Operation
Posted on 08/14/2020
Consistent with the Governor’s Stay At Home Order, effective Monday, August 17, 2020, the Judicial Branch will further curtailed operations in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases.
Pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2020-0015 issued by the Supreme Court, all non-essential services within the Judicial Branch are suspended until further notice. The Superior Court of the Virgin Islands will continue to utilize remote hearing protocols for all or most essential and emergency matters, including but not limited to Advice of Rights, emergency petitions for Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence and Stalking. Accordingly, public traffic to our courts shall be limited to these essential and emergency matters only.